The Pygall Genealogy and Family Tree Page

Welcome to the Pygall Family page at Surname Finder, a service of Genealogy Today. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Pygall surname. As additional sources for vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Pygall ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!

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The Pygall Family Tree

It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Pygall family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Pygall brick wall? Read "Genealogy's Most Popular Disbeliefs" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Pygall Ancestors

Pygall Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Pygall records. Years ago many people were unable to read and write, thus a given ancestor's name could be spelled in a variety of ways depending on who recorded it. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "Practical Advise for Researching Immigrants" can help accelerate your Pygall research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Pygall

Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently count of matching Pygall records matching Pygall records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Pygall family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Pygall Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Pygall ancestors took on the surname. It may have been based on their occupation or a distinguising physical trait. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Pygall DNA Projects

Don't believe the hype! When DNA testing was first made available for genealogical purposes, some companies boasted how it could solve all your Pygall family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Pygall research?, then this FAQ may help.

Pygall Family History

For most people, just about every aspect of their life has been influenced in some way by their ancestors. Look beyond the names and dates to understand how and why your Pygall ancestors lived and strived to make a better life for their descendants. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Looking at Our Ancestors" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Pygall family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Pygall Researchers

When digging deeper into your ancestor's occupation, a great way to connect with others of a similar interest -- many who might have detailed information, is by posting a message board query giving clear information as to your ancestor's name and the specific occupation or organization, in time and place. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Pygall queries.

You may also want to consider posting a query to the Community Message Boards at Genealogy Today to get assistance from other researchers on your most elusive Pygall ancestors.

Pygall Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Pygall Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Pygall, contact the folks at ProGenealogists for a free research estimate. You may also find it helpful to read, "When, Why and How to Hire a Professional Genealogist."

RootsWeb search of US Naturalization Records
RootsWeb search of Obituary Daily Times
RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

To recommend your web site/blog for inclusion on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page may appear once its content has been reviewed by our editors.

Upcoming Pygall Family Reunions

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Pygall family history, which provides opportunities to share stories and visit cemeteries or old home sites; you may even want to consider as a one-day activity, having each family take on the task of gathering information from the local courthouse, school district, public library, etc. -- this, of course, requires advance planning and assignment, but could generate considerable interest and results. The article "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Pygall reunion.

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Surname Finder, The Pygall Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2014.

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